The project I CAN/CAN I ?! aims to raise political awareness of youth and encourage them to be politically active, to show interest in what happens in Lithuania and the World. The project is designed for pupils/ teenagers from five secondary schools, which have been selected from different geographical regions of Lithuania and are rather distant from the capital Vilnius. However, the main activities are was in the capital (2017 spring), where the study visit, analyzing Lithuanian politicians and politics in general was organized.
The group of participants from each school was preparing and presenting Lithuanian politicians, each group was presenting 3 politicians (totally 15). Students analyses was about politicians personality, activities, public life, and media information about them. During study visit the ongoing discussions with political analysts and different politicians was organized. One of the three days activities was in Lithuanian Parliament with members of Seimas (Lithuanian Parliament).
After this event pupils was organizing events in their schools at home. During last project participants meeting pupils was sharing their experience and discussing new ways how project could be planed in future and that would be interesting to analyze for youth.